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To help prepare the schools in the United Kingdom, Driver Bubble™ launches the new ‘Education Program’.

Global market leader in vehicle partition screens, Driver Bubble™, recently announced their new “Education program, targeting more than 18,000 schools across the United Kingdom. The ‘Education program’, among other benefits, will include special pricing for all schools with scalable financing options to suit the budgeting cycle. 

With the road map set for the UK educational institutions to resume, this launch is yet another conscious effort by Driver Bubble™ to enable safer school commute providing peace of mind to teachers, pupils, parents and drivers with Driver Bubble’s in-vehicle partition screens.

Thomas Kruyne, Director of Driver Bubble™, said,

“COVID-19 has been a hindrance affecting all education systems in the UK and across the globe. It is the right of every student to get a quality education and every teacher to work in a safe and healthy environment. The launch of our ‘Education Program’ is an initiative that allows every school, pupil, teacher and parent to travel more safely on school trips, school runs and outings.”   

The Driver Bubble™ partition screens provide a durable, comprehensive and simple way to help shield teachers, drivers and students during school outings and other journeys. The screens are engineered from high-impact polycarbonate, providing an extra layer of protection with up to 95% surface coverage.

Will Cattrall, Business Development Manager at Taxi Butler and Driver Bubble, said,

“At Driver Bubble™, we take pride in knowing that our vehicle partition screen helps people stay connected and continue to work together. With the ‘Education program’, we will bring Driver Bubble™ to every school, college & university across the United Kingdom and the world. The transportation requirements of every school are different; that’s why we have the option of engineering and manufacturing bespoke screens to adapt to all fleets.”

Driver Bubble’s vehicle protection screens can be tailor-made, keeping every vehicle and journey in mind. The screens are robust, lightweight, flexible, built from polycarbonate, and easily removed and transferred to other vehicles. The screens will be installed across all educational institutes’ vehicles, demonstrating Driver Bubble’s continued effort in prioritising the health of all teachers, pupils and parents.

About Driver Bubble™

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, the transportation industry faced unprecedented challenges globally, and Driver Bubble™ was born. The company builds and distributes protective screens for the global taxi, rideshare and transportation industries. The Driver Bubble™ partition screen is a simple, intuitive screen that fits most vehicles and helps shield passengers and drivers alike. Several companies in the rideshare and taxi industry have installed vehicle partition screens to help continue providing their services throughout the pandemic. 


New social media network YurOn launches, billing itself as the ‘antidote to the dopamine addiction’ of other platforms

This week YurOn, a new type of social media platform, launches to the public.

Social media is leaving us more isolated, polarised and unfulfilled than ever before. As these social media dynasties grow, the problem is only exacerbated. In the words of Alex Roetter (ex-Twitter engineer – The Social Dilemma), “you can’t put the genie back in the bottle”.

YurOn connects people in a way that is collaborative and curiosity-driven – it’s a remedy for relentless and unfulfilling scrolling.

It all starts with a question, which anyone in the YurOn community can reply to, creating a collaborative video thread. Thousands of people from different walks of life – drag queens, mountaineers, activists – have thirty seconds to ignite a conversation, start an Ask Me Anything or co-create a skit.

There are no filters, vanity metrics or validation-driven algorithms. Instead, YurOn thrives off authenticity which encourages people – not hollow profiles – to connect.

And it’s working: users spend more time on YurOn than Twitter per day and have already created more than 5,000 videos with 100,000 views.

YurOn user Kaia Kaemmerlen said that she loves using YurOn to “see life through other people’s eyes. I’ve met ballet dancers, people who live on houseboats, environmental activists and DJs. It’s about connecting with real people living real lives – not fake, airbrushed lives that pretend to be perfect.”

That’s the essence of YurOn: providing a platform for users to connect in an authentic and creative way, rewarding curiosity with community.

YurOn is also developing new ways for video creators to monetise their threads, with a tipping feature and purchasable exclusive content. Posts are asynchronous, meaning there’s no need to schedule; rather, users can connect with and grow their communities at their own pace, meaning YurOn’s potential as a creative, educational, energising and authentic app is limitless.

YurOn stats

● Soft launched in Q2 2020 with pioneer testers/users
● 17% of YurOn users upload content
● 32% of accounts are still using YurOn a month after signing up
● Investors include Betfair co-founder
● Influencers with significant followings on social media (each between 400K and >1M) are also active on YurOn (e.g. @raindovemodel, @omarsamra)

“YurOn is the place where raw curiosity and co-creation rule over individualism. More than ever, people desire authentic interactions that are more rewarding than the mere one-way street that existing social media apps offer. YurOn allows people to engage in a back and forth discussion via video threads – so you interact with the person in a ‘real’ and transparent way, not hidden behind a username or fake account. We believe video is a special medium; it carries more emotion and allows more empathy. And that’s what makes YurOn different.” Said YurOn CEO, Marine Mallinson.

Download YurOn from your app store, or visit: https://yuron.io/
Or visit our Seedrs page: www.seedrs.com/yuron